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Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu

Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu

Rather, the U.S. Tomahawk missile strike was meant to be "a strong signal" to Syria not to use chemical weapons again. After last Tuesday's chemical attack in Syria, Mr Trump said his attitude towar...

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Iran's Rouhani Deplores Trump for US Attack on Syria

Iran's Rouhani Deplores Trump for US Attack on Syria

On President Donald Trump's orders, USA warships launched at least 50 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based, Unit...

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Donald Trump says Russian Federation relations to 'work out fine' despite tensions

Earlier this week, Defense Secretary James Mattis said "there is no doubt" that Assad's regime is responsible for the chemical attack. Mr Putin's military backing of Mr Assad has been crucial in ke...

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Assad, despite overwhelming evidence, says chemical weapons attacks in Syria were "fabricated"

He said the two sides would also discuss disagreements on Syria and how to end the country's six-year civil war. The U.S. has blamed the Syrian government for launching a deadly chemical attack in K...

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Putin, Tillerson Meet At Kremlin, Discuss Tensions Between Russia And U.S.

The entire incident was "fabricated" and "unconvincing", Assad claimed. He added he would only allow an investigation into the attack "when we make sure that unbiased countries will participate in t...

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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

It's a high-stakes situation that will take careful consideration and diplomatic action to navigate, to say the least. On Saturday, it marks the "Day of the Sun ", the 105th anniversary of the bir...

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Running behind: Marathons may delay medical care for others

Running behind: Marathons may delay medical care for others

Seven years later, Zentz has lowered his time by 23 minutes. The bombings weighed heavily on filmmaker Jon Dunham, a marathon runner who had planned, for years before the attacks, to make a document...

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United States says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

The majority of the global community has blamed the attack, which killed more than 80 people people including many children, on the forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad. "If our USA colleagues ...

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China warns of war as N.Korea vows 'merciless' response to US

The dire warning comes amid fears that North Korea is readying another nuclear test, possibly as soon as this weekend. Donald Trump's decision to send an "armada" of warships to waters off the tense...

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Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he would prefer the administration continue funding the payments. While the current executive branch is right to be cautious on how it will proceed, time is not on th...

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Bashar al-Assad: Chemical Attack Claims Are '100 Percent Fabrication'

President Donald Trump says he's still optimistic on improving relations with Russia a day after USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov vented deep disagreeme...

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North Korea Nuclear Test Imminent? US Sends 'Nuke-Sniffer' To Japan

Just as North Korean state media reportedly signaled that it would launch a nuclear attack on the U.S.at the first sign of American aggression against the isolated nation, Japanese officials appeared ...

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Interview: Syria's Assad says United States 'fabricated' chemical attack to justify strikes

It was the deadliest such incident since a sarin gas attack killed hundreds of people in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus in 2013, prompting threats of U.S. Tillerson said, "We need to attempt to put a...

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Timeline: The rise and fall of South Korea's Park Geun-hye

Timeline: The rise and fall of South Korea's Park Geun-hye

A convoy of vehicles, including a black auto carrying Park, entered a detention facility near Seoul after Seoul Central District Court granted prosecutors' request to arrest her. A day earlier, Park...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence row: Narendra Modi government considering top prisoner swap?

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence row: Narendra Modi government considering top prisoner swap?

Describing Pakistan as a peace loving country, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had earlier this week said that Islamabad has always maintained a policy of having friendly relations with other countrie...

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In First Comments, Assad Claims Syria Chemical Attack '100 Percent Fabrication'

He said a barrage of U.S. missiles against a military airport had not diminished his government's ability to carry out strikes. "It continues to possess and use chemical weapons". Following the strike...

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US says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

The intelligence was part of a larger collection of information that was gathered shortly after the attack on the northwest city of Idlib that killed at least 83 people. And Assad said he could "only ...

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Evacuations begin in four besieged Syrian towns

Happiness to finish the siege, but now I'm so sad. People from the north-western towns of Foah and Kefraya are being taken to government-held areas near Aleppo. The process to evacuate Foua and Kefr...

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Truck attack suspect 'showed ISIS sympathies'

Truck attack suspect 'showed ISIS sympathies'

His application for residency was rejected in June a year ago and he was being sought by immigration officials, police said. "We know that he has shown sympathy for extremist organizations like [Isl...

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Canada introduces legislation to legalise marijuana

Canada introduces legislation to legalise marijuana

The government still has to debate the bill and provinces will have to draft their own regulations for sale. The provinces will also decide how the drug will be distributed and sold. Approval of the l...

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Huge US bomb kills dozens of IS militants: Afghan officials

Huge US bomb kills dozens of IS militants: Afghan officials

Afghanistan Forces have encountered in the past. "Afghan and foreign troops closely coordinated this operation and were extra cautious to avoid any civilian casualties", the office of Afghan Preside...

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Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100% fabrication'

Donald Trump is not known for particular care with words, so it was all too easy to turn his qualified view that United States relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low" into a cate...

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Trump has spent nearly a third of his presidency in Florida

This is President Trump's 7th visit to Mar-a-Lago and it comes on the heels of major worldwide turmoil and political platform changes. "You know what - and I love golf - but if I were in the White H...

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Canada's Government Has a Plan to Legalize Recreational Weed By Next Summer

Canada's Government Has a Plan to Legalize Recreational Weed By Next Summer

In the USA, of course, the legal age for consuming alcohol and cannabis is 21. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to change the maple leaf at the center of his nation's flag into a p...

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Pentagon releases video of MOAB bomb blast

Pentagon releases video of MOAB bomb blast

The US military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed dozens of Islamic State militants as it smashed their mountain hideouts, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties despite the ...

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Donald Trump praises China for abstaining from vote on Syria

During the campaign, Trump indicated the rest of the world shouldn't expect the U.S.to serve as global policeman, but he seemed to be warming to the role on Wednesday. In the Journal interview , he...

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Trump's MOAB kills 36 IS militants: allegedly no civilians casualties

Developed in-house by the Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate, the MOAB is the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat by the United States. And, at a time when Trump was starting...

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Fears, scars of extremism loom over French presidential vote

Fears, scars of extremism loom over French presidential vote

According to the poll by Ipsos-Sopra Steria for Le Monde newspaper, Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen will tie on 22 percent each in the first round next Sunday, with the far-left's Jean-Luc...

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USA and Russian Federation at 'low point' after no breakthrough in Moscow

Later at the White House, Trump said that Russian Federation had likely known in advance of the Syrian government's plan to unleash a nerve agent against its own people, and asserted that the United S...

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Protesters out again in Venezuela

The ban, which was imposed [VOA report] for alleged "administrative irregularities" during his time as the governor of Miranda and misuse of donations from the British and Polish embassies, would ba...

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